MLL339 - Corporate Governance and Sustainability


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Not offered in 2024.

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

For Bachelor of Laws (including combined Law awards) students only



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MLJ736, MLM706
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and asynchronous collaborative learning up to a maximum of 1.5 hours each week which includes weekly recorded lectures and 1 x 1.5 hours online seminar (recordings provided) each week. 


This unit consists of four distinctive parts.

In Part One students are introduced to basic concepts, board structures and company officers.

In Part Two the focus is on corporate governance in Australia.

Part Three deals with shareholder activism and business ethics.

Part Four deals with corporate governance in international and global context with the emphasis on the United States, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, India and Singapore the EU, the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance, and corporate governance in Germany, Japan and China. Throughout the unit there will be a focus on sustainability and the role good corporate governance can play in ensuring sustainable economic developments globally. Issues related to climate change will also be touched up throughout the unit.  

Unit Fee Information

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